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Ghostery: Cool Chrome extensions for enhanced privacy

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It does a pretty good job of balancing the complexity of the problem (blocking 3rd party plugins without breaking your desired website functionality).

Bonus: sites are now loading faster for me after blocking all social media widgets plus a ton of ad networks.

Those social media widgets and ad networks are worth blocking just for performance.

I tried Ghostery for a while as an essential browser plugin, but unfortunately it overlaps too much with too many other things that are trying to do the same thing.  I took the more complex, but more control route with Noscript, Adblock, Flashblock, UserAgentSwitcher, WebDeveloper. 

It's some combination of those plugins that's messing with our maintaining state while you OAuth, methinks. 

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